What's on


What's on in the Martock area over the next few weeks.

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Sport 50+ Martock

Sport 50+ Martock

Tuesday, 5 September 2017
Come along and join the group for a wide range of applied sports for 50+ years old. Sports 50 covers sports activities for 50+ years old at Martock Parish Hall on Tuesdays 2-3.30pm from 5th September to 10th October.Activities include: New Age Kurling, Boccia, Seated Volley Ball and Table Tennis.You will get the chance to meet new people whilst having fun and being active. To find out more click on the image....
Free Legal Advice Clinic

Free Legal Advice Clinic

Wednesday, 6 September 2017
Pardoes, Solicitors are holding free legal clinics at The Parish Hall, Church Street, Martock from 9 am to 12 noon on 6th and 20th September. This clinic is for people looking for any advice regarding Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Tax Planning or Trusts. For more information contact Alexandra Molyneux Email:alex.molyneux@pardoes.co.uk Telephone: 01823 446239

Martock Carers Support Group

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
A monthly support group for anyone who cares for a family member, friend or neighbour. Join us at the Pavilion Martock Recreation Ground, Stoke Road. 10.30-12 noon every second Wednesday.

South Petherton Community Hospital Harvest Fete

Saturday, 23 September 2017
Crafts, stalls, entertainment, cakes, cream teas from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm at South Petherton Community Hospital. In aid of hospital funds.
Martock Local History Group

Martock Local History Group

Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Out of the mouth of the Parrett: A new film made this year to celebrate the river which shapes so many lives. It has some wonderful filmography and interviews many people including Mandy and Marta at the Parrett Works. The film makers have offered to come and introduce and show us the film. Annual membership is £10 for all 10 meetings, or £3 per meeting. Everyone very welcome. Starts at 7.30 pm at Martock School, Elmleigh Road. For more info www.martockhistory.co.uk or contact Fergus Dowding on 822202

Boccia (indoor bowls) Every Tuesday

Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Play Boccia at Swallowfields, Mow Barton, North Street, Martock every Tuesday morning 11 to 12.30 pm. You play it sitting down so if necessary you could even be in a wheelchair and it is like indoor bowls. It can get quite competitive!! You just need to wear comfortable clothes so you can lean forward without restriction. We ask for a donation of £1 which covers a cuppa afterwards. Contact Wendy Clemmey on 03701924363 for more information.
Singing For All every Wednesday

Singing For All every Wednesday

Wednesday, 27 September 2017
'Singing for All' is an opportunity for everyone to get together and have a jolly good sing along. The group meet every Wednesday from 2pm to 3.30pm at Bearley House, Martock. Everyone is welcome. To find out more contact Caroline Bennett on 07946 121612

Sunbeams Babies & Toddlers Group

Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Sunbeams is open for babies and pre school aged children and their carers on a Wednesday morning from 10-11:45. It's held at Martock Christian Fellowship during term time only. We provide lots of toys and play equipment, ride on toys, play dough, children and adult crafts, snacks, drinks and a song time as well as termly parties and events. Contact: Naomi Maynard 01935 827766http://www.wearemcf.org
Come for Coffee, Martock Parish Hall

Come for Coffee, Martock Parish Hall

Friday, 29 September 2017
Come and enjoy a cafetiere of coffee (£1 pp) and home-made cakes (from 50p) in the Parish Hall from 10.00.- 12noon. Last Friday each month (excluding December) Occasional market stalls. Profits shared between Parish Hall Fund and charities.
Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Saturday, 30 September 2017
Hidden Figures (PG). Based on the unbelievably true life stories of three women, known as "human computers", we follow as they quickly rose the ranks of NASA alongside many of history's greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return. Film starts at 7.30pm, doors open 7pm. Tickets £5.50 in advance from Martock News, Moorlands Precinct and Martock Gallery, Water St. or £6 on the door. For more information see our new website http://www.martockfilmnight.co.uk/ Refreshments available.
Flaxdrayton Workshops Open Day

Flaxdrayton Workshops Open Day

Saturday, 30 September 2017
11.00am - 4.00pm FREE ENTRY! Visit the amazing arts and social enterprise hub at Flaxdrayton farm at our Open Day: cider making and tasting, demonstrations and exhibitions, pilates/yoga taster sessions, artisan bakery, art and craft workshops, Museum of Curiosities, metal gaming miniatures, antiques, architecture, jewellery, refreshments (profits to charity), live music. Flaxdrayton Farm, Drayton, South Petherton TA13 5LR - 1/2 mile from A303. Go to www.flaxdrayton.co.uk or ring 01460 241062.
Free Legal Advice Clinic

Free Legal Advice Clinic

Wednesday, 4 October 2017
Pardoes, Solicitors are holding free legal clinics at The Parish Hall, Church Street, Martock from 9 am to 12 noon on 4th and 18th October. This clinic is for people looking for any advice regarding Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney, Tax Planning or Trusts. For more information contact Alexandra Molyneux Email:alex.molyneux@pardoes.co.uk Telephone: 01823 446239

Time for Tea

Friday, 13 October 2017
Time For Tea in the Community at Martock United Reformed Church, Bower Hinton on second Friday of each month, from 2 pm to 4 pm. Everyone welcome, Carers and the Cared For. Contact: Clive Jones 01935 822929
British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival

British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival

Saturday, 14 October 2017
67th British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival held at Bishop's Lydeard, Taunton on 14 -15 October.
Martock Farmers Market, Moorlands Shopping Precinct

Martock Farmers Market, Moorlands Shopping Precinct

Saturday, 14 October 2017
Held on the second Saturday of every month in Moorlands Shopping Precinct. 10.00 am to 1.00 pm. 16 stalls selling a variety of local produce including buffalo meat, honey, fudge, flapjack, poultry, fruit gin, cakes, bread, plants, vegetables, cheese, cider, chocolates and home-roasted coffee. Ring Fergus Dowding on 01935 822202 to order any food from these producers, or to ask for a stall at one of our markets.

Martock Womens Institute

Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Martock Women’s Institute meets on the third Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise stated, 2.00 pm at The Recreation Ground Pavilion, Stoke Road, Martock. Meetings usually start with WI news and business, followed by a Speaker or activity and refreshments. This month: Somerset Road Safety Team - 'Route 60 Plus'. Visitors and new members most welcome. For further details, please contact Brenda Swindells, President, on 01935 508265
The Guardians of Martock Church Concert in All Saint's Church Martock

The Guardians of Martock Church Concert in All Saint's Church Martock

Thursday, 19 October 2017
Roger Mark's Cornish Armada Jazz Band. Tickets £9 on the door or £8 from Martock News, Martock Gallery or 01935 822706. Accompanied children aged under 16 will be admitted free.

Health Walk Martock

Friday, 20 October 2017
FREE Health Walk in Martock and everyone is welcome. Walks are friendly and about 45 minutes long, they are led by trained volunteers at a pace suitable to the group. Meet at 9.30am at the Precinct in Martock on the third Friday of every month, excluding December and January.
Come for Coffee, Martock Parish Hall

Come for Coffee, Martock Parish Hall

Friday, 27 October 2017
Come and enjoy a cafetiere of coffee (£1 pp) and home-made cakes (from 50p) in the Parish Hall from 10.00.- 12noon. Last Friday each month (excluding December) Occasional market stalls. Profits shared between Parish Hall Fund and charities.
Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Martock Film Night - Parish Hall

Saturday, 28 October 2017
Denial (15). DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (Cannes Award winner Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, the burden of proof is on the accused, therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred. Film starts at 7.30pm, doors open 7pm. Tickets £5.50 in advance from Martock News, Moorlands Precinct and Martock Gallery, Water St. or £6 on the door. Refreshments available.
Song Bus

Song Bus

Tuesday, 31 October 2017
A fun and interactive singing group using pictures, puppets and instruments, run by an experienced infant teacher. Beginning on Tuesday 31st October from 10.30 to 11.30am during term time only, held at Martock Christian Fellowship Hall